More snow was in the forecast Monday for parts of the Rockies and Southwest Colorado after a storm brought heavy snow over the weekend, a welcome dose of moisture after a month of fairly dry weather.
A snowplow from the Colorado Department of Transportation was hit while clearing roads along I-70 near Havana Street.
As funding for highway construction and upkeep dwindles, Colorado has increasingly turned toward a once-unthinkable way to fund road expansion: tolls.
Road crews with the Colorado Department of Transportation are getting ready for this weekend’s heavy snowfall and winter storm.
The highway connecting Ouray and Silverton is being closed so workers can remove a vehicle that plunged 400 feet to the valley floor below the road.
There will soon be relief for drivers heading to Denver from Fort Collins on Interstate 25 thanks to the Colorado Department of Transportation’s plans to install a climbing lane on southbound I-25 at Berthoud Hill.
America’s highway infrastructure is not only in need of major improvements, but also complete reorganization as metro regions grow. And projections for the 11 worst commutes of the future include Denver’s I-70 mountain traffic.
Sliding down a mountain is winter’s greatest pastime — but driving Interstate 70 to get there is the season’s worst nightmare.
Traffic on Interstate 70 in the high country this month might get heavier than usual.
Starting Saturday Jan. 17, CDOT will begin live traffic broadcast between Denver and Vail.